My God, how cheerful is the sound

My God, how cheerful is the sound

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 26 hymnals

Author: Philip Doddridge

Philip Doddridge (b. London, England, 1702; d. Lisbon, Portugal, 1751) belonged to the Non-conformist Church (not associated with the Church of England). Its members were frequently the focus of discrimination. Offered an education by a rich patron to prepare him for ordination in the Church of England, Doddridge chose instead to remain in the Non-conformist Church. For twenty years he pastored a poor parish in Northampton, where he opened an academy for training Non-conformist ministers and taught most of the subjects himself. Doddridge suffered from tuberculosis, and when Lady Huntington, one of his patrons, offered to finance a trip to Lisbon for his health, he is reputed to have said, "I can as well go to heaven from Lisbon as from Nort… Go to person page >

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First Line: My God, how cheerful is the sound
Author: Philip Doddridge

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A Baptist Hymn Book, Designed Especially for the Regular Baptist Church and All Lovers of Truth #d507

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A Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of the Baptist Church and all lovers of song #153

A New and Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the Use of the Regular Baptist Church. 10th ed. #d329

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A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #428

A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #H.LXX

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A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #H.LXX

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A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors. #126

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Baptist Hymn Book #a235

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Choice Hymns #10

Church Hymn Book . 3rd ed. #d326

Hymns for the Use of the Society of United Christian Friends Professing the Faith of Universal Salvation #d257

The Baptist Hymn Book, in Two Parts #d366

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The Baptist Hymn Book #524

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The Baptist Hymn Book #235

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The Christian Harmonist #72

The Christian Psalter #d334

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The Cluster of Spiritual Songs, Divine Hymns and Sacred Poems #DCXII

The Ebenezer Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, with an appendix Consisting of Miscellaneous Pieces. 6th ed. #d367

The Good Old Songs #d365

The Good Old Songs #d365

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #844

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